Manage your opportunities efficiently

Opportunities Tracking

Our CRM is designed for biopharma partnerships, providing you with everything you need to monitor, evaluate and report on your projects effectively.

Centralize your pharma business
development project information

Repository for your partnering dataCentralize your opportunity and project information, including information on the asset, company, project description, status, discussions, on-going activities, next steps, important emails and documents, reviews and more.

Company projects overviewYou'll have not only a clear overview of your opportunities, but an overview of all opportunities company-wide, including their status. You will always know where you stand and which projects should be prioritized.
Centralize your pharma business development project information
Track your progress with standardized workflows
Standardized Workflows

Track your progress with standardized workflows

These workflows, which include default milestones and activities, are available for in-licensing, out-licensing, asset acquisition, M&A and R&D collaboration.

Track your project status, view next steps and report on your activities in seconds. You can even use workflows to structure the evaluation process. This ensures that a standard process is followed and allows you to report on your projects in the evaluation phase.

Customer Case Study

Ipsen uses Inova's business development expertise to refine their processes and maximize their efficiency

Partnering is essential at Ipsen. The company’s strategy is to invest in business development to build an innovative and sustainable pipeline and to maintain the growth momentum of the business. Ipsen leverages innovative deal structures ranging from early to late-stage assets. Implementing new solutions to progress towards excellence in their partnering process is therefore key to Ipsen’s external innovation model.
Read Ipsen Case Study

"Designing your own solution is really painful. What you think you need, isn’t necessarily what works in reality. Inova’s platform comes with business development best practices built-in, making it easy to adopt and use."

Frederic Scaerou
Frederic ScaerouHead of External Innovation Europe & Asia, Senior DirectorIpsen
Standardized BD Reviews

Get feedback faster

Get feedback from your colleagues or external experts. Just summarize the opportunity and provide some supporting documents. Your experts respond directly within Inova, forming an important part of the deal's history and your corporate memory. It’s fast and painless for everyone—and cost-free for you, as review participants don’t require a license.

Reviews can also be used to evaluate the risk of IP contamination. Simply ask your R&D team to download and review a CDA before you approve it.

Get feedback faster
Update your BD opportunities easily
Outlook Integration

Update your BD opportunities easily

Quickly create or update an opportunity right from Outlook. Got an on-going opportunity with a lot of important emails?

Just sync a folder in Outlook with Inova. Then you’ll be able to simply drag and drop important emails into your Outlook folder and they’ll be automatically stored in Inova.

Document Manager

Manage your CDA
and due diligence
documents securely

Securely store, share, and manage your CDA and due diligence documents with Inova.

Our document management system features drag and drop of files and folders, support for any file type including spreadsheets, presentations, images, sound files, movie files or PDFs, document version management, and access control for folders and documents.

Manage your CDA and due diligence documents securely
Report on your BD pipeline and activities in seconds
Dashboards & Reports

Report on your BD
pipeline and activities
in seconds

We’ve developed standard reports featuring key metrics for pharma business developers. When you view your pipeline report, you’ll immediately see the number of ongoing opportunities at each stage and, with just one click, get detailed information. But that’s not all!

You can also track your activities and KPIs. For example, you can view the number of active opportunities by business unit, and then filter them by geographic territory, therapeutic area or development phase.


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Why our customers love Inova


Inova bridges the challenge of two externally-facing function within AstraZeneca, R&D and Business Development, and gets them operating in a seamless fashion: the right hand knows what the left hand is doing.

Helen SmithBusiness Operations Manager

We use Inova as our exclusive tool for BD&L project management and reporting, resulting in high quality data and deal flow. We enjoy working with Inova’s experts and solutions, they continue to exceed our expectations.

Cornelius KurzGlobal Project Manager BD&L

I wanted a solution for my Technology Scouting team that required minimal IT involvement. The BD and AM teams were already using Inova and happy with it. I am very glad we also chose Inova, it’s intuitive and easy-to-use.

Janet HallidayAssociate Vice President, FCT & External Technologies

Inova has enabled Lilly to standardize processes, enable more consistent data across the entire External Innovation community and place data more directly into the hands of business development leadership.

Darren CarrollSenior Vice President, Corporate Business Development

The dedication and responsiveness of the Inova team have helped us set up a configurable partnering solution that adapts to the diverse user requirements.

Urs SchleunigerGlobal Head, Alliance & Asset Management

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